FASHION STYLIST TO THE STARS PATRICIA GOMEZ-GRACIA KICKS OFF THE ART WALKS THE RUNWAY OPENING NIGHT
February 15, 2017 – Fort Myers, FL – Art & fashion collide when the 6th Annual Art Walks the Runway fashion show returns to the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center! Join us Thursday, March 30th for the Celebrate Fashion Opening Night VIP Party that kicks off this three-day runway show. Art Walks the Runway features local and international designers from Thursday, March 30th – Saturday, April 1st. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First St. in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District.
Thursday night’s fashion show features world-class designer and stylist to the stars Patricia Gomez-Gracia. Sample delicious hors d’oeuvres by G3 Catering throughout the evening, enjoy a contortion dance performance by Katarina Danks, and experience Gomez-Gracia’s fusion of East London and West End fashion set to the sounds of Sol Productions.
About Patricia Gomez-Gracia – Gomez-Gracia is a Madrid-born Miami native who’s up-and-coming label is receiving attention that is typical of red carpet designers. Having been trained by the best (fashion great Alexander McQueen and then the much-respected Julien Macdonald), she was well-prepared and ready to make a name for herself by 2009, when she started her own namesake label. Gomez-Gracia’s designs are defined not only by sensual cuts and flattering lines, but also by the fusion of East London edginess with West End class that she has creatively pioneered during her time in London.
Gomez-Gracia designs a ready-to-wear collection that is about sensual silhouettes and flattering cuts. The combination of luxury, hand-sourced, textured, and often contrasting fabrics, is tempered by tongue-in-cheek details to make Gomez-Gracia the perfect designer for the work-hard, play-hard woman who loves to express herself. Gomez-Gracia’s stylish, sophisticated pieces have caught the eye of the Hollywood in-crowd and is worn by many celebrities including Katie Holmes, the Kardashians, Carrie Underwood and Alicia Keys. It has been the fashion hot list since being covered in magazines such as VOGUE, and being named by InStyle Magazine as “The Brand to Know Now: The New Hollywood Favourite”. Visit http://gomez-gracia.com/ for more information.
About Katarina Danks – A trained performer in contortion, jazz and contemporary dance disciplines, Katarina began her training at age seven and grew to the professional level during her high school years. Since turning professional, she has won numerous awards in various recreational and professional competitions for performance, technique, stage presence, choreography, and the difficulty of her routines. She has performed for Showbiz Productions, National Geographic, Royal Hanneford Circus, International Contortion Convention, and Que Noche for Telemundo.
6th Annual Art Walks the Runway • Dates
All Nights: Cocktails • 7pm / Runway • 8pm
VIP Tickets All 3 Nights: $125
Visit www.sbdac.com for tickets.
Celebrate Fashion Opening Night VIP Party
Featuring designer Gomez-Gracia
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Tickets: $40 in advance • $50 at the door
Local Boutique Collection
Featuring Fabrik & Saratoga Sundress
Friday, March 31, 2017
Tickets: $20 in advance • $25 at the door
International Couture Fashion
Featuring Ahmad Couture, Diana Couture, & Amato Couture
Body Art Runway show by Elements of Body
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Tickets: $35 in advance • $45 at the door